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NORTHERN CENTRAL MICHIGAN RAILROAD (Projected).

Line of Road.-Amboy, rii Jonesville, Mich., to Lansing, Mich.......80 miles. This Company have a land grant to the amount of 167,000 acres.

There has been expended in grading the line under an old charter (Amboy, Lansing and Traverse Bay), about $120,000, and the towns on the route have subscribed $250,00 to secure the completion of the road. Capital stock paid, $410,000.

Directors.-W. J. Baxter, Jonesville, Mich.; J. Riblett, Litchfield, Mich. ; Geo. H. French, Homer, Mich.; S. V. Irwin, W. H. Brockway and C. J. Hollingsworth, Albion, Mich. ; E. Landon, Springport, Mich. ; A. N. Hart, Lansing, Mich. ; E. W. Hunt, Windsor, Mich. ; James Gallery; Eaton Rapids, Mich. S. V. IRWIN-President.....

· Albion, Mich. Geo. H. French, Vice-President...

Homer, Treasurer-C. Hollingshead........ ..Albion. | Secretary-J. M. Crone...... Eaton Rapids. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS..

- Albion, Mich.

PANAMA RAILROAD.

Line of Road.- Aspin wall (Atlantic) to Panama (Pacific)........ 47.6 miles.

Rolling Stock.-Locomotive engines, 15. Cars-passenger, 23; freight, 131– total cars, 154.

General Balances.-Capital stock, $7,000,000. Funded debt-1st mortgage 7 per cent. sterling bonds, due 1870–72, $762,000; 2d mortgage 7 per cent. sterling bonds, due 1872, $1,912,000—total funded debt, $2,674,000. Per contra: Nominal cost of road and equipment, $8,000,000. The Company own other large properties in accessory works, steamers, etc. No reports are made public. Regular 6 per cent. dividends on stock quarterly, January, April, July and October, $1,680,000.

Directors (elected 1st Tuesday of April, 1870).— William H. Aspinwall, Joseph Alsop, James M. Brown, Henry Chauncey, Frederic G. Foster, David Hoadley, Charles G. Francklyn, Gouverneur Kemble, Charles P. Leverich, Howard Potter, Theodore W. Riley, David Stewart and William Whitewright, Jr. David HOADLEY-President...

New York City. Treasurer-Henry Smith... New York City. | Superinendent-Wm. Barker..... Aspinwall, N. G. Secretary-Joseph F. Joy.

Chief Eng.--Geo. M. Totten.... New York. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS..

..No. 88 Wall St., N. Y. City.

CARRILLON AND GRENVILLE RAILROAD.

Line of Road.-Carrillon, Canada, to Grenville, Canada....

... 12.75 miles. Sidings, etc., 0.67 mile. Road only used in the summer months.

Rolling Stock.-Locomotive engines, 2. Cars-passenger and baggage, 6; freight (box, 2; flat, 4), 12—total, 18 cars.

Cost of road and equipment, $110,000.
PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS... Grenville, Argenteuil Co., Canada.

ELKHART AND LAKE MICHIGAN RAILROAD (Projected).

Line of Road.- Elkhart, Ind., to Benton Harbor, Mich,..... .42 miles.

It is also proposed to extend the line from Benton Harbor down the Lake Shore to intersect some point on the Detroit and Milwaukee Railroad.

Directors (elected September, 1869).-Joseph Riford, H. C. Morton, Samuel E. Martin and Sterne Bronson, Benton Harbor, Mich.; W. S. Farmer, Pipestone, Mich. ; P. Kephart, W. Dougherty and James Graham, Berrien, Mich.; A. L. Burke, Berrien, Mich.; Franklin Muzzy, J. C. Larimore, G. W. Platte, G. A. Colby, Niles, Mich. FRANKLIN Muzzy-President....

Niles, Mich. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

Niles, Berrien Co., Mich.

WESTERN AND ATLANTIC RAILROAD.

(Constructed and owned by the State of Georgia.)

Line of Road.-Atlanta, Ga., to Chattanooga, Tenn......

..138 miles. Side tracks, etc., 9.5 miles. Gauge, 5 feet. Rail, 56 lbs. to yard.

Rolling Stock (October 1, 1868).- Locomotive engines, 52. Cars—pasenger, 1st class, 9; 2d class, 6; baggage and mail, 7; pay, 1; express, 2; freight, box, 403; flat, 69; stock, 28; coal, 73; wrecking, 2—total, 600.

The road is earning nearly $1,000,000 gross per annum, and paying into the State Treasury between $250,000 and $300,000.

The road is valued at $5,000,000. Treasurer.- Isaac P. Harris..

Atlanta. Mast. of Transp.-A. L. Harriss.. Atlanta. Gen. Superintendent-Foster Blodgett..

Gen. Pass. Agi.-B. W. Wrenn.. Road Master-William Pettus.

Gen. Freight Agent-A. Pope..
Master Mechanic-John Mullins..

Purchasing Agent--E. F. Blodgett...
PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS..

. Atlanta, Ga.

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MISSOURI AND MISSISSIPPI RAILROAD (in Progress).

Line of Road.–Keokuk, Ia., to Glasgow, Mo......

131 miles. Gauge of track, 4 feet 84 inches. Weight of rail, 54 lbs. to yard.

Sixty-seven miles of the line have been graded, and provision made for grading the remainder of it. The average cost of road-bed, including bridges and ties, will be about $9,500 per mile. An arrangement for ironing and equiping the road has been made, and it is expected that about 75 miles will be completed and put in operation the present year.

Directors.-James W. Lewis and A. W. Roper, Glasgow, Mo.; Lucius Salisbury,
Salisbury, Mo.; T. A. Eagle, D. W. Roberts and F. A. Jones, Macon, Mo.; James A.
Reid and George W. Fulton, Edina, Mo.; V. B. Irish, Fairmount, Mo.
JAMES W. LEWIS—President....

Glasgow, Mo.
James A. Reid- Vice-President..

Edina, Mo.
Treasurer....... H. S. Glase. | Secretary..... Albert Blair. | Chief Engineer...... A. W. Hyde.
PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

.Macon City, Mo.

MISSISSIPPI, OUACHITA AND RED RIVER RR. (Projected).

Line of Road.-Eunice, Ark., to Fulton, Ark...

155 miles. Maximum grade 50 feet per mile; on 95 per cent. of the route the grades do not exceed 10 feet per mile. More than half the length was graded before the War and about $450,000 expended thereon.

Capital stock authorized........
1st mortgage 7 per cent. 30 years, gold, bonds, $12,000 per mile.
1st mortgage 7 per cent. 30 years, gold, land (257,000 acres) bonds.
Bonds of the State of Arkansas, not yet determined, say $10,000 per mile.

$2.000.000

1,860,000 1,000,000 1,550,000

Total resources applicable to construction, etc........

$6,410,000

The Company also own lands at Eunice and Camden, valued at $100,000. The lands as above were paid in by the State as stock, and are a part of the swamp and overflowed lands given by Congress to the State. A contract for the construction of the road by September, 1872, was made in April, 1869 ; but as yet nothing has ibeen done further than surveying the route. Cost agreed upon, $2,800,000.

Directors.-James Thomas Elliot, Thomas M. Bowen, John E. Bennett, J. E.
Sickels, O. P. Snyder, S. W. Mattory, W. W. Wilshire, T. P. Dockery, B. W. Martin,
J. M. Lewis, W. H. Harrison and A. H. Southerland.
Thomas M. BOWEN-President......

Camden, Ark.
James T. Elliot-Vice-President..
Treas. & Sec..
.E. Webster.

J. P. Dockery.

Land Commissioners....
Asst. Treas, and Sec...
..J. R. Young.

(B. W. Martin PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS..

. Camden, Wachita Co., Ark.

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KNOXVILLE AND CHARLESTON RR. (in Progress).

Line of Road.-Knoxville, Tenn., to State line, N. C.....

53 miles. In operation : Knoxville, Tenn., to Maryville, Tenn....

16 “ [This road, when completed, will constitute a link in the chain of railroads extending from the Ohio River, at Louisville and Cincinnati, to the Atlantic coast at Charleston, S. C. It is the Tennessee portion of the Blue Ridge Railroad. The whole line is under contract to be completed by August 1, 1871.]

Rolling Stock.-Locomotive engines, 1. Cars, 8.

Directors (elected November 1, 1869).- M. D. Bearden, C. W. Jones, C. M. McGhee and James Rodgers, Knoxville, Tenn.; David Goddard, R. I. Wilson and Alex. Kennedy, Rockford, Tenn. ; R. C. Tucker, Maryville, Tenn.; M. Nelson, Knoxville, Tenn.; J. H. Walker, Maryville, Tenn.; William Rule, H. C. Tarwater, T. Rodgers, I. L. Hendiburg, Joseph A. Mabry, E. M. Parham, William R. McBath and J. W. Maloney, Knoxville, Tenn.; J. W. Harrison, Anderson, S. C.; M. L. Patterson, Knoxville, Tenn. M. D. BEARDEN-President......

Knoxville, Tenn. Treas, and Sec.-M. L. Patterson.. Knoxville. Chief Engineer-R. C. Morris....... Knoxville. Superintendent-R. C. Morris.

Assistant Engineer-0. G. Vanderhoof, Road Master John F. Price...

Fot. und Phi. Agt.-M. L. Patterson.. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

Knoxville, Knox Co., Tenn.

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SOUTH MANCHESTER RAILROAD.

(Leased and operated by Hartford, Providence and Fishkill Railroad.)

Line of Road.- Manchester, Conn., to South Manchester, Conn..... 6 miles.

Directors.—Ralph Cheney, Rush Cheney and Frank Cheney, South Manchester, Conn.; Frank W. Cheney, Hartford, Conn.; Richard G. Cheney, South Manchester, Conn. Treasurer-Chas. S. Cheney.. South Manchester. | Secretary-Richard 0. Cheney.. South Manchester. F. W. CHENEY-President.....

.Hartford, Conn. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS...... S. Manchester, Hartford Co., Conn.

CUMBERLAND COAL AND IRON COMPANY'S RAILROAD.

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Line of Road.-Echart, Md., to Cumberland, Md....

.11.97 miles. Branch: Main Line to Astor Mine....

2.23 Sidings, 2.87 miles. Gauge, 4 feet 84 inches. Rail, 60 lbs. to yard.

The total distance over which coal is transported from the mines to the Company's wharf at Cumberland is—from Slope Mine, 11.97; from Hoffman Mine, 12.90; from Astor Mine, 14.37 miles.

The Company's Railroad descends from the mine toward Cumberland with an average gradient of 135 feet per mile along the slopes of Braddock's Run and Wills. Creek.

Rolling Stock.-Locomotives, 5. Cars (8 tons iron hopper cars, 69 ; 12 tons. iron hopper cars, 38; 12 tons iron scow cars, 2; 7 tons wooden cars, 100), 209 cars, with a total capacity of 1,732 tons; also 4 8-tons, and 2 4-tons, wooden gondola cars; 1 horse car and 1 passenger car. Mine cars of 2 to 24 tons capacity, about 500.

No accounts of earnings, etc., nor of capital, can be obtained. The mortgage debt of the Company was as follows:

Six per cents. of November, 1852, due January 1, 1869, $397,000; 6 per cents. of February, 1864, due February, 1869, $89,000; 6 per cents. of July, 1867, due August 1, 1877, $98,000 : total, $584,000.

Directors.-R. P. Getty, C. A. Rapallo, A. B. Bayles, D. Palmer, Alex. Barret, J. R. Skidmore, Samuel Raynor, A. Mataran and George Witherell, New York City; E. H. Tracy, Cumberland, Md. ; David Jones and Jas. H. Benedict, New York City. ALLAN CAMPBELL-President

. New York City.
George Witherell— Vice-President.....
Treas. & Sec.-E. Kiseam. .New York City. | Asst. Supt.-L. R. Fechtig.
Gen. Supt.-E. H. Tracy. ..........Cumberland. | Chief Engineer-E. H. Tracy

PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.... .No. 90 Broadway, New York City.

Cumberland.

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KANKAKEE AND ILLINOIS RIVER RAILROAD (Projected).

Line of Road.-Bureau Junction, Ill., to Indiana State Line...... 100 miles. Capital stock authorized, $3,000,000 ; subscribed May 1, 1870, $600,000.

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This is the Illinois portion of a railroad from Plymouth, Ind., on the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railroad to Bureau Junction, III., on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, distant 165 miles. The Indiana portion is organized under the title of the Plymouth, Kankakee and Pacific Railroad. The two companies will eventually consolidate under the latter title. By this line the distance between Plymouth and Beaureau Junction will be 35 miles less than by way of Chicago.

Directors.-James McGrew, Emery Cobb and C. N. Knott, Kankakee, Ill. ; N. F. Singleton, Momence, I. ; Joel N. Hopkins, Granville, III.; William Eddy, Hennipin, Ill. ; James C. Strong, Dwight, Ill. JAMES MCGREW— President....

Kankakee, Ill. Emery Cobb- Vice-President. Treas, and Sec.-H. G. Swannell... Kankakee, III. | Chief Engineer-R. P. Morgan.. ..Dwight, mi. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS..

Kankakee, I.

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(Leased for 99 years to Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Company, and operated

in connection with the St. Joseph Valley Railroad under the title of the Kalamazo Division of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad.)

Line of Road.-Kalamazoo, Mich., to Grand Rapids, Mich....... ...58 miles.

Capital stock paid in, $610,000. Funded debt, 1st mortgage bonds, $840,000. Cost of road and appurtenances, $1,450,000. P. D. Cooper-Superintendent..

Kalamazoo, Mich. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

..Kalamazoo, Mich.

ST. JOSEPH VALLEY RAILROAD.

(Leased for 99 years to Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Company, and operated

in connection with the Kalamazoo, Allegan and Grand Rapids Railroad, under title of the Kalamazoo Division of Lake Shore and Michigan Southern RR.)

Line of Road.-Constantine, Mich., to Kalamazoo, Mich..

34 miles. P. D. Cooper-Superintendent..

Kalamazoo, Mich. PRINCIPAL OFFICE AND ADDRESS.

Kalamazoo, Mich.

NEW JERSEY WEST LINE RAILROAD (in Progress).

Line of Road.—Jersey City (Hudson River) to Milford (Delaware River)..66 m. Gauge of track, 4 feet 84 inches. Weight of rail, 60 lbs. to yard.

All the line under contract; 15 miles graded; a portion of the iron on the ground, and to be in operation from Jersey City to Barking Ridge, 30 miles, in October next, and the whole line to the Delaware be completed by October, 1871. In connection with the East Pennsylvania Railroad this line will form a very direct east and west route.

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